Single-Payer Events For Medicare’s 44th Birthday
July 23, 2009, Washington, DC
Health Care Happy Hour – Michael Moore’s Sicko
When: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Bloombars, 3222 11th Street, NW WDC 20010
Join us after the film for a discussion about this relevant and timely issue,
as Congress debates health care reform.
Healthy drinks & teas will be offered. *Please note, NO alcohol will be served.
July 26, 2009, Washington, DC
The People’s Rally: Medicare For All NOW!!!
When: Sunday, July 26th, 2009 / 1pm – 4pm
Where: Malcolm X Park (16th & Euclid Streets, NW), Washington, DC 2009
Featured music by The Makepeace Brothers, David James & N’Delible, Kuku, Jeremy James, Joel Segal, Mikuak Rai & more!!
Speak Out by uninsured and under-insured patients, doctors, nurses, political & community leaders.
July 28, 2009, New York City, NY
Tell TV networks to stop censoring healthcare debate
Help FAIR, Healthcare Now!, Physicians for a National Health Program and the Raging Grannies deliver a message to the media.
“Include Single-Payer in Healthcare Debate” Petition delivery.
Tues. July 28, noon – 1 pm
ABC News, 77 West 66th St., (between Central Pk West and Columbus Ave.), New York City
July 29, 2009, Washington, DC
Jonathan Tasini for US Senate Fundraiser
Special Guest Barbara Ehrenreich
At Busboys and Poets, 14th and V Streets, Washington, DC from 6-8 PM
July 30, 2009, Washington, DC
Celebrate Progressive Democrats of America’s Fifth Birthday
Busboys & Poets
5th & K Sts.
July 30, 2009, 8-10 p.m. $30 per person
Confirmed speakers will be Rep. John Conyers, CPC co-chair Rep. Lynn Woolsey, and Rep. Eric Massa.
July 30, 2009, Fort Collins, CO
Celebrate Medicare’s Birthday
You’re invited for cake, punch, songs and birthday wishes as Medicare celebrates its 44th birthday.
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Location: Ft. Collins Senior Center—Patio, 1200 Raintree Dr.
Info: (970) 221-6644
Free to the public—no RSVP necessary!
July 30, 2009, Menlo Park, CA
In solidarity with Rally and Lobby Day in Washington D.C.
Where: Kepler’s Sidewalk on 1010 El Camino, between Santa Cruz & Ravenswood, Menlo Park
Parking is underground, enter on Santa Cruz
When: Thursday, July 30, 2009, 11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
Sponsor: San Mateo County Democracy for America
Contact: Marilyn – (650) 892-4656
July 30, 2009, Salt Lake City, UT
Rally for Single-Payer Healthcare
When: July 30th 2009, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Where: SCOTT M. MATHESON COURTHOUSE, 450 South State Street, Salt Lake City, Utah
Sponsored By Utah Jobs With Justice
For More Information, visit www.utahjwj.org
July 30, 2009, Chicopee, MA
Happy Birthday, Medicare! It’s Time for Medicare for All!
The Western Mass. Single Payer Network (WMSPN) joins with Chicopee Mayor Michael Bissonnette in celebrating Medicare’s 44th birthday on July 30 at Noon at Chicopee Public Library community room, 449 Front Street.
The public is invited to share a birthday cake with us and rally for an expanded and improved Medicare for All. Specifically, we are asking:
1. U.S. Representative Richard Neal to join John Olver, six other Massachusetts Representatives, and 79 other Representatives in Congress, in co-sponsoring House bill HR676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act;
2. Rep. Neal to seek a Congressional Budget Office report on HR676;
3. Chicopee City Council to join Northampton and Springfield City Councils in asking Rep. Neal to co-sponsor HR676.
July 30, 2009, Missouri
Missourians for Single Payer will visit U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill’s offices around the state to celebrate the 44th birthday of U.S. Medicare and demand Medicare for All.
August 2, 2009, Aurora, IL
Rally for HR 676
Where: Prisco Center, 150 W. Illinois Avenue, Aurora, IL
When: 4 pm
Congressman Dennis Kucinich is special guest speaker
August 8, 2009, Fort Wayne, IN
Health Care For All Rally
Saturday, Aug. 8, 10 AM, Allen County Courthouse Green, Fort Wayne, IN. We will show the depth of our support for meaningful health care reform, say “No more!” to health insurance execs and politicians profiting on our lives and our health. Speakers, music, participatory art, activities for all ages and birthday cake and ice cream.